OCTOBER 21 - NOVEMBER 6
“Mouthpiece is a tapestry of music, dance and the spoken word… it holds you transfixed until the very end.”
— Scene Changes
NIGHTWOOD THEATRE + QUOTE UNQUOTE THEATRE
A harrowing, humorous, and heart-wrenching journey into the female psyche.
In the wake of her mother’s death, Mouthpiece follows one woman, for one day, as she tries to find her voice. Interweaving a cappella harmonies, dissonance, text and physicality, two performers express the inner conflict that exists within a modern woman’s head: the push and the pull, the past and the present, the progress and the regression.
Winner of 2 Dora Awards: outstanding performance & outstanding sound design.
Mouthpiece plays alongside Quiver as part of an electric double bill that unleashes and explodes the possibilities of the female voice through innovative use of music and sound. Book tickets for both shows and save.
photo of Norah Sadava & Amy Nostbakken by Tanja-Tiziana.
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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre proudly welcomes a Quote Unquote Theatre production presented by Nightwood Theatre
created + performed by NORAH SADAVA + AMY NOSTBAKKEN
directed by AMY NOSTBAKKEN
original music by AMY NOSTBAKKEN
Mouthpiece plays alongside Quiver as part of an electric double bill that unleashes and explodes the possibilities of the female voice through innovative use of music and sound. Book tickets for both shows and save – click here to purchase a 2-play pass.
Thursday, October 20 // Mouthpiece – 7pm (preview)
Friday, October 21 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm (preview)
Saturday, October 22 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm (opening night)
Sunday, October 23 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | Quiver – 3:30pm
Tuesday, October 25 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 26 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | no performance of Quiver
Thursday, October 27 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Friday, October 28 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm
Saturday, October 29 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Sunday, October 30 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | Quiver – 3:30pm
Tuesday, November 1 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Wednesday, November 2 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm
Thursday, November 3 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Friday, November 4 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm
Saturday, November 5 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Sunday, November 6 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | Quiver – 3:30pm
As Canada’s foremost feminist theatre, Nightwood provides an essential home for the creation of extraordinary theatre by women. Founded in 1979, Nightwood Theatre has created and produced award-winning plays, which have won Dora Mavor Moore, Chalmers, Trillium and Governor General’s Awards. The company is led by Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown, who have received public acclaim in artistic excellence, advocacy, and their successful training and development of emerging female talent.
Buddies’ audiences will remember Nightwood from their epic production of Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad in 2012 and 2013. Our two companies have enjoyed a decades-long relationship, dating all the way back to the 1980 Rhubarb Festival and including such hits as Diane Flacks’ Bear with Me and Maja Ardal’s HER2.
Quote Unquote Collective is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary performance company that aims to work outside the boundaries of tradition and expectation. Engaging with urgent social and political themes, co-founders Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava, who both have a strong background in physical theatre and music, have joined forces to produce work in a variety of genres and disciplines as a means to make new, experimental, and provocative performance work that ignites conversation within the community and the world at large.
Mouthpiece/Quiver Double-bill* $25
Mouthpiece/Quiver Double-bill* $45
Sunday Matinees PWYC
UNDER 30 / ARTS WORKER**
Mouthpiece/Quiver Double-bill* $41
Sunday Matinees PWYC
**Under 30 / Artsworker tickets can be purchased in-person at the box office or over the phone at 416-975-8555.
A limited number of $20 Rush Tickets will be available for each performance of Mouthpiece.
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